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Chase Masters
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From our email shared on July 27th:

Britain and I have some information that we would like to share regarding some changes to the Mobile Users Group. Like the Tech & Trends (TnT) group, MUG has struggled lately with attendance and the organization of events/meetings due to everyone's busy schedules and shifting job responsibilities. So, we have decided to make some changes.

Fortunately, we are not announcing that MUG will be going away! Instead, we have decided to merge the Mobile Users Group with the Tech and Trends group. As technology has progressed, the groups have begun having very similar conversations and goals. TnT once specialized in social media, but now has a much broader focus. MUG was once meeting in a coffee house discussing how to use iPads in the classroom, but now includes many devices with many use cases. All in all, mobile devices have become our computers.

Details are still being worked out, but the TnT core members are also organizing a non U-M associated group that has online biweekly meetings over the Friday lunch hour: Eat & Geek. We plan to chat about all things technology/food related and make recordings of the conversations available later (podcast-style). If you are interested in joining Eat & Geek, let us know and we will add you to our Google Group and Slack channel. Our next meeting is this Friday, so rather than attending MUG in the morning, you are invited to virtually join us over lunch!

Future MUG meetings will be removed from your Google Calendar, but we will keep our Google+ Community and minutes available online. We will be in touch regarding logistics of merging the two groups. And if one day we decide that mobile devices need a separate home, we can explore the prospect of MUG returning as a Community of Practice.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please let us know.

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A colleague is looking to purchase 2 unlocked Android GSM phones (via grant funds) for use during international travel. Nothing too expensive, but "no clunkers" either. Any recommendations for us?

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  • University of Michigan
    Enabling Technologies Librarian, 2014 - present
  • University of Michigan
    Instructional Technology Consultant, 2009 - 2013
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I'm a technology geek who has a passion for music and photography.
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    Visual Communication Technology, 2002 - 2006
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